What's in a wchar_t string on unix?

From: Rick Cameron (Rick.Cameron@businessobjects.com)
Date: Mon Mar 01 2004 - 14:13:58 EST

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    Hi, all

    This may be an FAQ, but I couldn't find the answer on unicode.org.

    It seems that most flavours of unix define wchar_t to be 4 bytes. If the
    locale is set to be Unicode, what's in a wchar_t string? Is it UTF-32, or
    UTF-16 with the code units zero-extended to 4 bytes?


    - rick cameron

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